Mar 4, 2011, 5:50 PM
Post #4 of 7
Somehow I got my answer sent as a pm, so here it is in the open:
Just a suggestion, but "una grapa" might be a better description than "un gancho", since it's a lot more like a recurved, sharpened staple than like a hook.
sparks, These babies are tough! I sure wouldn't want to try to make one myself. There are even specially made pliers that are used just to squeeze them closed. In real life, they are about the same size as the illustration shows on my monitor screen. Once squeezed closed, they make a really, really strong closed ring about 1/2" across.